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CBS
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am PST
united states is. they see that in president obama. >> president obama is shaking many of these world leaders and dignitaries and shaking the hand of raul castro and others. >> on sunday, when we were at the kennedy center, i saw some who wrote the biography, mandela's way. and you can watch streaming video of mandela's memorial service on cbs news.com. that's the cbs news for this tuesday, i'm ann marie green. have a great day. arrived and president zuma, president of the country, was booed. that's a very interesting dynamic. >> this is a famous gospel song, and i'm frank mallicoat time is 4-- here >>> good morning everyone, it's tuesday, december 10th. i'm michelle griego. >> hi everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 4:30 on your tuesday and lout the door and -- out with door with a little traffic and weather. let's get it going. >> we're back in the deep freeze again this morning. it has been day after day of very cold temperatures down to 26 in concord right now. 24 in napa. and 24 degrees in santa vow s. the good news -- rosa. the good news is the cold snap will soon come to anene
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
monday blues here. how is she going to court african-americans in the post-president obama world five years after her husband's comments, which created some problems in that demographic for mrs. clinton. she now is trying to work to repair any remaining damage, if there is one. but there is another overlooked headline that deserves more attention than it got and it's how clinton aligns and distances herself from the administration to best position herself for 2016. there were two politico pieces that brought up this issue in the past week, particularly on the topic of iran. will, for instance, former secretary of state hillary clinton publicly react to the nuclear deal? and if so, how? a current decision is to stay silent and there's a lot of good reasons to stay silent. while she's cautiously optimistic about the deal, the implication is that she still has some lingering concerns and perhaps she wouldn't have been comfortable negotiating it the way john kerry was comfortable doing it. while she doesn't want to be out-israeled by anybody, she also doesn't want to look like she is unde
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:30pm EST
many people around the world, including here at home and president obama, who not long ago spoke about the profound effect mandela had on his own life. >> we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. >> and we want to show you a picture now. president obama then 19 years old, a college student, protesting apartheid on campus. he said that was the moment that mandela, quote, gave him a sense of what is possible in this world. sending a jolt of electricity through his homeland but also this nation, america, founded on equality for all. abc's byron pitts now on what mandela meant to the united states. >> reporter: just four months after he was set free from prison in 1990, nelson mandela set foot in america for the very first time. an 8 city tour starting in new york. it was magical. it was as if malcolm and martin were still alive and the nets had won the world series all in new york all in one day. mandela spoke at yankee stadium. >> you now know
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
. >>> president obama and other world leaders make their way to south africa. >>> plus, more dead pilot whales in florida. >>> the man who snoozed and got trapped on a plane. >>> and miley cyrus does the unthinkable to santa. very good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. we begin with that massive weather system that's moving fast and wreaking havoc along the way. late sunday a 50-car pileup turned deadly. we have more on the deep freeze. >> reporter: snow and ice bearing down in the northeast. part of a massive system affecting half the country. that same system sunday in wisconsin caused a deadly pileup in whiteout conditions and shut down the interstate. >> to the best of my knowledge there is probably in excess of seven semis and 30 plus vehicles. >> it was bad. like you could barely see the road. >> reporter: ice made driving nearly impossible in parts of kentucky. >> i could deal with snow all day long but when it comes to freezing rain i can't touch it. >> reporter: cancellations and delays of more than 3,000 flights. 500 in dallas along. snow and iso heavy it caused this roof to coll
PBS
Dec 10, 2013 2:30pm PST
nelson mandela. who of global power. nearly 100 world leaders flew into pay tribute, and president obama's eulogy captivated the audience. >> in the art of his life, we see a man who earned his place in history through struggle and shrewdness and persistence, faith. >> the french president arrived in the central african republic where to french troops have been killed trying to stop the escalating violence. welcome to our viewers on public television here in america and also around the globe. it may have been pouring rain in south africa today, but that did nothing to dampen the spirits of those who came out for a massive .emorial a wide array of world leaders joined with ordinary citizens in honoring the man who has just left such a rich legacy. tonight, we have all coverage of nelson mandela's memorial, and we begin with andrew harding. >> 5:00 a.m. on a cold morning where the dancing has already begun. they've been waiting half the night at the front of the queue. how iannot put into words feel. i'm over the moon. >> the forecast of rain has prompted some elegant designs. >> we
ABC
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am PST
world cup in 2010. john? dy diana? >>> president obama's limb moe caught in traffic. a rare sight of the limo nicknamed the beast. >> abc will follow events in south africa all morning. a complete wrap up on "good morning america." >>> back here at home, the headline this morning is the wintry weather wallop. >> forecasters predicting another double punch as a storm system coming out of the great lakes combines with a southern low from the south. lit spawn more snow from the mid-atlantic to the northeast. >>> a bitter cold front out of canada is blasting parts of minnesota. the mercury struggled to stretch above 0 yesterday. some areas feeling as cold as 35 below. >>> the icy blast is forcing more flight cancellations. numbers sure to climb today. most out of newark, dallas-ft. worth and dulles. >> nearly 7,000 flight cancellations since saturday. some people stranded at airports for days. surprisingly, hardly any of the air rage we have seen in recent years. most pangs seem to be taking it in stride like this woman in cleveland. >> we were in new york city for a nice weekend. didn't get
CBS
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am PST
president obama after an unprecedented pilgrimage of world lead toers soweto. >>> new snow and rain snarling the travel, the storm impacting millions and the latest casualty, the federal government. >>> we begin with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> this struggle was your struggle and your freedom, your democracy, is in his legacy. >> the world pays tribute to nelson mandela. >> thousands of south africans along with dozens of world leaders at the stadium in soweto. >> four u.s. presidents in the crowd. >> president obama shook hands with fidel castro from cuba. >> he's uniting people from all over the world. he is uniting us. it's wonderful. >> very festive atmosphere, dancing and singing but weather has impacted the ceremony. >> when it rains the gates of heaven are open as well. >> another nasty morning storm in the northeast. the federal government is shut down this morning in washington. >> out on the west coast, the big problem has been high winds toppling trees, truck, even people. >> i saw this truck in front of me. i thought, dang. >> crews are searching f
CBS
Dec 10, 2013 4:30am PST
ofthousands of people and several world leaders including president obama honoring nelson mandela in south africa. you're looking at live pictures from the world cup soccer stadium in sew wee toe. the people who braved the weather danced and sang in the rain today. during the speech, president obama urged to world to act on mandela's legacy. >> around the world today, men and women are still in prison for their political beliefs and are still persecuted for what they look like and how they worship and who they love. that is happening today. >> first lady michelle obama along with former presidents george w. bush, carter and bill clinton accompanied the president to the funeral this morning. the south african embassy in washington, d.c. will also hold a memorial service for the late leader this week and a group of bay area kids were invited to sing this week. kpix 5's christin ayers introduces us to the choir. >> reporter: as beautifully as he sings for oakland's pacific boy choir academy, eighth grader aaron sanchez speak just as beautifully about the moment he found out that nels
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
obama and other world leaders head to johannesburg. >>> stunning announcement from singer susan boyle who captivated the world with her humble roots and winning voice. ♪ i dreamed a dream in time gone by ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> private diagnosis and why she's decided to make it public. it is monday, december 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >>> good monday morning, everybody. how was your commute in? >> it actually wasn't so terrible. i know i'm one of the lucky ones. what was the west churning has hit us now. >> philadelphia really got bombed where i am on the jersey shore not too far away, maybe 90 minutes away, got six inches. it is wintertime. >> you are closer to the water than i am. i probably got three inches. still bad. >> let's talk about the wicked stuff out there. we begin with then storm that moved to the east coast, heavy snow and ice that triggered deadly pileups and a nightmare for air travelers, as well. >> forecasters had called for light snow in the philadelphia area, but a lot more came down in and
CBS
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am PST
the world. four u.s. presidents are there including president barack obama. kpix 5's cate caugurian is in the newsroom and in his speech president obama urged the world to continue mandela's legacy. >> reporter: yes he did. it's been a very heartfelt but joyous celebration so far. and when president obama spoke, he called nelson mandela the last great liberator of the 20s century. now -- 20th century. the crowd of 90,000 showed up in johannesburg to bid farewell to the former president. the weather played no role in the atmosphere of the today's ceremony. the group was singing and dancing so songs from the struggle. the crowd included 91 heads of state including president obama and three former u.s. presidents. mr. obama delivered his eulogy emphasizing that mandela's jury know continues as -- journey continues as does the struggle for equality. >> for around the world today, we still see children suffering from hunger and disease. we still see rundown schools. we still see young people without prospects for the future. around the world today, men and women are still in prison for t
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
continues. >> president obama used world aids day to remind people of some of the progress the affordable care act has made. >> thanks to the affordable care act, millions of insured americans will be able to get tested free of charge. now have access to affordable health care coverage and no american will be again denied health insurance because of their hiv status. >> the obama administration now claims that it has met the december 1 deadline that it set for itself to fix the website. a status report released yesterday said while we strive to improve our systems we believe we have met the goal of having a system that will move smoothly. today the white house said there were more than 750,000 visitors before 6:00 p.m. eastern. the "new york times" reports the white house is hoping that 7 million people will obtain insurance through the federal and state exchanges by the end of march. but, the affordable care act will have at least one new customer. >> has the president signed up for affordable care? >> i don't have an update. i know that he will. the white house has said that
CNN
Dec 10, 2013 12:00am PST
. president obama will be reading one of the tributes here. a number of world leaders will be. also jacob zuma and, indeed, that may be the secretary-general. he will be, too, as well. this stadium, of course is so significant. this is where mandela came. we're very near soweto, the township. this is where he came shortly after being released from robben island, from jail and gave his first speech. it's also the site of his last official public appearance. this was where one of the matches of the soccer world cup in 2010 was held. and this is where mandela was, you know, taken around with his wife on the golf cart. 95,000 people on their feet cheering him then. the last time that south africa saw him in a professional role. >> there you can see the rugby team. the south african rugby team in their official kit. iconic moment, mandela dressed in his jersey. that symbolized the beginning of this reconciliation where he really acknowledged that he represented a -- this is his funeral because it's this unwielding mixture of different types of people. he managed to be an every man to eve
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
. president obama and other world leaders begin making their way to south africa as preparations gear up for the memorial of nelson mandela. >>> plus, more dead pilot whales in florida. the man who snoozed got trapped on a plane. and miley cyrus does the unthinkable to santa. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for monday, december 9th. >>> good morning. i'm richard lui. we start with weather for you. that massive winterer weather system moving east and the car pileup. nbc's leanne gregg has more on the deep freeze. >> reporter: snow and ice bearing down this morning in the northeast, part of a massive system affecting half the country. that same system sunday in wisconsin caused a deadly pileup in whiteout conditions and shut down interstate 94. >> to the best of my knowledge, there is probably in excess of seven semis and 30-plus vehicles. >> it was bad, like you could barely see on the road. >> reporter: ice made driving impossible in parts of kentucky. >> i can deal with snow all day long but when it comes to freezing rain i don't even want to touch it
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
mandela, a man who changed this world. president obama saying just hours ago he no longer belongs to us, he belongs to the ages. at 95, his death not a surprise, but the lessons of his life still reverbrating around the globe, that long walk to freedom, brimming with humility, resilient, a determination to forgive. and there has been a huge outpouring of emotion, reaction from around the world tonight, our team there starting with abc's chief foreign correspondent terry moran who
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
. it will go into effect january 13th. >>> president obama will join world leaders in south africa next week to pay tribute to nelson mandela. there's been a tremendous outpouring of apexfollowing the accident accident affection for a man. >> reporter: the memory of nelson mandela is burning brightly. south africans are starting ten days of good-byes. americans are feeling the loss. >> from ohio and here at this time is overwhelming. >> reporter: at the embassy in washington hundreds are coming to pay their respects. >> i'm not sure obama would be president without mandela. >> everybody has united today. >> reporter: uniting his nation after apartheid was his mission. when he brought his white jailers to his presidential inauguration in 1994 colin powell was there. >> he said let's reach out and show love and reconciliation. he kind of reminds me in the experience of the united states he's our washington and our lincoln and martin luther king all rolled in one. >> hillary clinton was at the inauguration struck by how mandela managed two lives at once. >> a lawyer and a freedom figh
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
obama marked world aids day at the white house just a short while ago, announcing some new research initiatives and giving credit to those who have fought for progress against the disease. >> it's the result of countless people, including so many of you working together. >> one of the people in the room sitting in a plum seat in the front row was microsoft co-founder bill gates, the co-chairman and trustee of the bill and melinda gates foundation, which has committed billions to hiv research and grants. he and his wife were just listed number one on the forbes list of america's top giveres, nearly $2 billion in 2012 alone. bill gates was kind enough to leave the white house to join us now. i really appreciate it. we have better hors d'oeuvres anyway. thank you for being here. >> great to be here. >> i want to start with your friend bono who has worked with you on the aids issue. he had some comments which raised some eyebrows over the weekend. this is what he said about the fight against aids. let's listen. >> there's a chance of having the first aids-free generation by 2015-2016. w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
be buried on sunday december 15th, following a state funeral. president obama is among the world leaders expected to attend. the u.s. economy added more than 200,000 jobs in november. the unemployment rate is now 7%. it's lowest point in five years. the southwestern united states is being battered by heavy, wintery weather. decides freezing rain a thunder and lightning storm could sweep across texas, arkansas, and oklahoma. france is putting more boots on the ground to help stop the violence in africa. african heads of state are meet in france to talk about the situation. but as jackry roland reports the day began with thoughts on the passing of nelson mandela. >> the president opened the meeting with a moment of silence in honor of mandela. and then went on to outline the meeting, in particular the situation the central african republic. he also said other key issues were trafficking and also terrorism, a problem which he said affected many countries on the continent. the summit continue on saturday. with six word powers to work out the details of a deal aimed at it will allow t
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
their marquee to remember the man. he changed our world. >> president obama said he cannot imagine his own life without the example of nelson mandela. nelson mandela, dead at the age of 95. >> a final look at the weather forecast? 4:30,ly tomorrow morning, will have the latest updates on the weekend weather changes. it will be rainy in the morning, rain and falling temperatures, clearing, cold, breezy, low 40s into the upper 30s saturday afternoon, cloudy and cold sunday. looks like we'll have snow in some areas, changing into a mixture of sleet and freezing rain, enough to cause hazardous driving. we warm up on monday. or at 11:00. you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >>> this is "world news." tonight nelson mandela, his str
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
the world pay tribute at a national memorial service. president obama, of course, leading the u.s. delegation. >>> now we transition from here to the big story back home. tonight the national weather service says 48 million americans are living in areas under a winter weather advisory of some sort. all of it related to this big and sprawling and really relentless winter storm system that ultimately stretched out from texas in the west all the way north to maine knocking out power and causing a mess on roads and at airports. it sure did make for interesting nfl games yesterday. nbc's tom costello is in icy cold washington, d.c., for us this evening. tom, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian. we've had 24 hours of ice and snow. many schools are out. and now we're bracing for round two. more snow. >> oh! >> reporter: from falling slabs of ice, even in plano, texas, to an absolute whiteout on i-94 in wisconsin and a deadly 30-car accident. >> i looked up and just swerved dodging cars and we ended up in the ditch. >> reporter: across a huge section of the country, cold ice and snow hav
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
memorial service that will bring dozens of world leaders, including president obama, to south africa starting today. robin kurnow is outside mandela's home this morning. you've just spoken to one of his closest confidants. what did she say? >> we are hearing for the first time what is going on inside this house behind me. the home where nelson mandela died. we have been seeing a lot of people coming outside in the past few days laying flowers, paying their respects. we understand according to african tradition, nelson mandela's wife is sitting on a mattress in the living room in the lounge and receiving people throughout the day. she will be essentially sitting in that position welcoming visitors and there are a lot of visitors. political leaders, friends. people from across south africa that have some sort of importance and they are coming to pay their respects to the widow. we are also hearing from mandela's closest assistant who has worked for him for nearly 20 years, and she gives us some sense what have it's like inside. >> sadness in the house but celebration i almost wa
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am EST
tribute to the first black president of the country. obama and -- barack many other world leaders are in attendance. let's talk about what we are seeing as the event is unfolding. lenny joins us with more. stunning pictures coming. clearly, a huge amount focus on this event. what is the story that is going to be told? >> people are still arriving. hundreds of thousands, millions will be watching what goes on today. these are live pictures from the stadium. it is raining, but south africans are singing. they are so part of this moment, knowing they will reflect back on a leader that change this country's face. be addressingill the crowd. other people will also be addressing. we also have the president of was notd xi jinpeng able to attend, which was interesting. of state will be addressing the crowd from that country. india and cuba as well. president, the man who succeeded nelson mandela, a man that also did not finish his second term in office as well. a lot of controversy surrounding him. this is the part where we see south africans coming together, all editions showing that they ar
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
against apartheid and then went on to lead his country and inspire the world. >> president obama, first lady michelle obama, the clintons, oprah will all join world leaders for mandela's state funeral next sunday. this sunday will be a national day of prayer and reflection in south africa. tuesday will be the official public memorial. here in the u.s. the president did order flags to fly at half staff until sunday in honor of the former south african president. >>> the most visual outpouring of grief and celebration of his life is taking place outside mandela's home in a suburb of johannesburg. alphonso van marsh is there. >> reporter: people streamed down the streets toward nelson mandela's johannesburg home singing songs of praise, prayer and freedom. they gathered to pay tribute to the former south african president who died at 95 surrounded by family not far from here. this man says he's not mourning. >> i get to celebrate his life. we cry among our joy and laugh and remember the good. >> reporter: some gave speeches. while others led group prayers remembering the man who ushered in
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
from president obama and other world leaders. that's tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern. again right here on c-span2. programs for next year. in it language strengthening for victims of military assault. it also keeps open grant moe bay. we spoke with a capitol hill reporter this afternoon for more on the bill. the defense program bill what is in the new version? >> well, the bill contains several of the sexual assault provisions in bother haves of the house version and the senate verdict of the bill. it also contains a comprise on detainees as well as new authorizations for several weapons systems and military pay raise. >> what prompted this comprise? >> well, the bill -- the senate was unable to pass the bill last month and it stalled there. in order to get the bill done before the end of the collar year the leader of the two committee met and hammered out the differences and the bill that had been before the senate and the house-passed bill to come up with the comprise version of the measure that they hope can get through both chambers before they adjourn for the year. >> you mentioned s
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm PST
in that sense and should be getting tuition. >> so laws don't matter in obama beckel's world. >> why don't the democrats just repeal the law on the books currently saying if you come here legally it's a crime. why not repeal it with a stroke of the pen? just make it official and it's not a crime anymore. >> tell him. they did it. >> these kids came here young, grew up. they have made a contribution to society. >> are they legal? >> they are now, yeah. >> they are illegal. >> this is my issue and i am sensitive to the immigrant community. my father was an immigrant. >> mine was, too. >> we worked around imgrants. they are hardworking. you feel sorry for the children brought here. >> of course. >> however their parents haven't been paying taxes. they have not been on the books. their parents broke the law. it is a crime. i tweeted earlier i would be on hannity and this was the topic. parents saying, i can't qualify my kids for in-state tuition. i'm already going into debt. it's an issue of fairness. >> you're right. the president did try to get the dream act passed and he faile
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:30am PST
otherwise. #waytoo earlyt. i had my shares of 360s driving to work in my day. >>> the obamas joining more than 50 world leaders paying tribute to nelson mandela tomorrow. president george w. bush and his wife will join them, president clinton and jimmy carter attending also. a big test for south africa's government as it plans the memorial expecting 94,000 people at fnb stadium where they had the world cup in 2010 and another 100,000 plus expected outside at overflow areas around the city. many details were worked out well in advance. politico is reporting the last-minute services are pretty daunting. concerns from the motorcade route to his safety once inside. meanwhile, sunday marked an official day of prayer across south africa. but in churches the scene was as much celebratory as mournful. other parts of the world, ukraine's president facing major unrest and a 48-hour deadline threat to disband his government. anti-government protesters yesterday toppled the stature of lenin. he's, of course, the founder of the soviet union, demonstrators took turns attacking the statue with hamm
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00am EST
guided by the prepared to die for >> nelson mandela's family share their grief as the world mourns. president obama and the first lady will travel to south africa for nelson mandela's memorial service next week. >> hello, welcome no al jazeera america, i'm morgan radford live from new york city. reinforcements on the town in trying to end the violence. nearly 400 people have been killed in the fighting in the past three days. france is dispatching more than 1,000 troops and the african union plans to double its forces. 10,000 have fled the capital. officials ordered everyone off the streets of bangui. for the latest on the crisis we start in bangui. a warning - you may find some of these images disturbing. >> french soldiers on food patrol in bangui. this is new to the city and welcomeded by men. they are here to reassure people enough to open up shops. at the moment there's no food or medicine. there's little the french can do about the growing sectarian violence between muslims and christians. >> translation: we muslims have been here for 200 years. they are killing us every day.
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
president obama as well. president clinton, so many world leaders will be, of course, responding and reacting. in fact, i expect to be hearing from the president, there you can see the white house briefing room, they are getting ready for a statement from the president of the united states. the seal is there, now the flags are being installed. momentarily the president will walk into the briefing room and pay his respects and these are live pictures once again we're showing from outside president nelson mandela's home outside of johannesburg. robyn kurnow is in johannesburg for us. she's covered this story for a long time. robyn, i understand that authorities in south africa, they worked out a very, very deliberate series of commemorative events over the next several days as world leaders will come to south africa. >> reporter: understandably, the focus for most people in the world is going to be here over the next ten days. we expect his funeral to take place on day ten so that is either saturday or sunday a week. we know that in the next three or four days, his body will be taken t
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
expect president barack obama there, undoubtedly former president clinton, maybe one or former president bushs. there's going to be people from all around the world, all political stripes that the funeral. >> no doubt about it. we know of the series of events which are to come over the next week. they're elaborate. >> and the expectation is that the state funeral is not something that's a couple of hours as you say. it's going to last for days. one thing we'll be trying to figure out obviously after some time period, it's not the most important question to ask, but when does president barack obama go, when do other world leaders go? it's been described to us previously there will be a long mourning period and state funeral that extends over a long period where world leaders can come in and pay respects over time. this is something we're going to be seeing and hearing about his legacy several days to come. >> ed henry at the white house. the president is just a couple of minutes away if they're on schedule. the president will speak from the white house. scheduled to be from that briefing
Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 4:00pm EST
gathered a crowd to celebrate the life of one man, nelson mandela. president obama joined dozens of world leaders both past and present, honoring the man that led south africa away from apartheid. inside for the moments honoring mandela. >> 6:00 a.m., in the stadium known as soccer city is quiet and empty, and then suddenly it isn't. the gates open and the energy floods in. pouring rain driving the arrival of the covered upper deck. where they have no problem staying warm. and no doubts about why they are here. >> that will make history. >> 800 miles from cape town to dancing the aisles anyone like this anywhere. so yeah, this is my final. >> in the stadium hallways roving bands of singers sweep people up with it. >> and gather outside in circles of noise and joy. >> we have been asking people all week long, whether this is a time of sadness or celebration, and on this day, the answer is clear. >> the rain never lets up, and of course it doesn't matter. >> in prison for 27 years just to be in the rain, come on. he has done so much more for us. and this won't dispatchen our spirits. >> fur
KRON
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
memorial service for nelson mandela. dignitaries will be from all over the world. president obama has arrived in south africa. the service will begin at 1:00 a.m. we will have live coverage. it begins at 4:15 and the news begins at 4:00. >>> it is cold in the bay area, but other spots around the country have it worse. >>> a teenager is cleared for duty. will he be bake back? the field? >>> the hearing for asiana flight 214 next. [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> developing tonight, new details on the asiana crash at sfo. there will be a 2-day hearing. pilots were relying on cockpit automation. officials will investigate how the auto throttle worked. 2 people were killed. 1
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
president. >> we lost one of the world east most influential and profoundly good people of this earth. >> reporter: president obama will attend the funeral which is expected to be held in about ten days. after the united nations, the security council stood for a moment of silence. >> let us continue each day to be inspired by nelson mandela's lifelong example to keep walking for a better world. >> reporter: a tribute to a man who really did change the world. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> president obama has ordered flags to fly at half staff through monday in honor of nelson mandela. >>> four months after he was released from prison, nelson mandela visited the u.s. more than 70,000 people packed the oakland coliseum to see him. as christin ayers explains, it was the east bay who led this movement that earned the bay area its visit. >> reporter: a lone rose left as the monument. >> it is you. the people of oakland, the people of the bay area who have given me and my delegation strength and hope to go back and continue the struggle. >> reporter: it was no accident that n
ABC
Dec 10, 2013 4:30am PST
. president obama is there along with other world leaders paying respects and celebrating his life. we will have more on this ahead. >> if you are headed to the east coast for the super bowl, there is one game day tradition you cannot take part in: tailgating which is banned at the super bowl at the stadium in new jersey so no barbecues or buffet tables in the parking lot. the head of the super bowl committee says the ban is due to safety concerns and a lack of space at the stadium. there are fewer than 13,000 parking spots for 80,000 fans and those lucky enough to get one are only allowed to eat and drink in or next to their car. they will not be allowed to pull out a folding chair. >> federalling as would made a sweep of drug dealers in the san francisco tenderloin will make more arrests in the future. we were embedded with the task force during the most recent sweep police and federal agents fanned out in the tenderloin targeting chronic dealers. many arrested face champions before. they go to jail and they are back on the streets. this time they face charges so a minimum mandat
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
quickly poured in from around the world, including from president barack obama. >> we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. >> reporter: that love, shown in the massive crowds that quickly gathered outside mandela's home and around the country. singing and dancing, joyfully celebrating the life of a man who gave so many hope and freedom. >> i think we should celebrate what he has achieved and what he's given us. i wouldn't be here. i wouldn't be free, as i say, if it wasn't for him. >> reporter: south africa's first black president was surrounded by much of his family when he passed away. now, ten days of national mourning will start, during which mandela will lie in state in the capital, pretoria, so south africans can say their final good-byes, before he's taken back to his ancestral village for burial. >>> here at home, the u.s. paying its highest respects. >> president obama has given the order to fly u.s. flags at half-staff, saying n ining mand longer belongs to us. >>> and people are reac
KRON
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am PST
funeral service. >> world leaders, including president obama, are in attendance at the memorial service. let's go live to david mckenzie who is live in johannesburg, south africa with more on the memorial today. david? >> it has been a really powerful and day of celebration. thousands of people streamed into this stadium. he came out of a prison end-1990. this prose a democratic transition. he just wrapped up speaking, the president. he stated that nelson mandela had a very personal connection to him. he also stated-that she received a warm welcome and celebrated from a george bush. it has been more like 8 celebration. there have been many people who have been deeply touched by nelson mandela. they hope that his legacy lives on. >> i understand that the ceremony started late due to a training. how was the crowd? i heard that there were stumbling at some point. >> they had reported that there were people who was a boy in the current president of south africa. all in all it was a warmer welcome for most of the broad leaders. the rain did play a part in stopping--people come and i
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
service. president obama and other world leaders will attend. on sunday the funeral service will be held. nelson mandela will be buried in qunu, his home village, it was be a small affair. people will learn to educate the yawning as to whoa he was. >> it's are remarkable scope. what are the messages coming in from religious leaders? >> well, you can put it simply. from father sebastian at the largest catholic church in soweto, he told me a couple of hours ago that nelson mandela paved the way. now we need to walk it. his sermon is we can live back to the past, let's take what he did and move ahead. that's a basic message religious leaders are having over the country. here in soweto all the reflection and prayers is manifesting itself in a massive and joyful street scope. we have seep seen parade, dancing and sipping. >> it's quite a scene. a week of ceremonies before nelson mandela's burial next sunday. today is a day of prayer outside of nelson mandela's home. a memorial will be held on tuesday with leaders from around the world, including president obama and former presidents, george w
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 12:35am PST
in history. from world leaders like president obama. >> like so many around the globe, i cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that nelson mandela set. and so long as i live, i will do what i can to learn from him. >> to celebrities and mostly ordinary citizens of the world, an outpouring of love and mourning. abc's alex marquardt is live for us in johannesburg. alex? >> good evening, dan. a new day has dawned here in south africa. there's a profound sense of loss and mourning that has swept the entire country. what's really remarkable are celebrations like this one right outside mandela's home that we've seen spring up around the country. south africans marking the passing of this great man by celebrating his life. when the news broke tonight of mandela's death, south africans of all stripes flocked to mandela's home. young, old, white, black. ♪ they danced. they sang old songs of struggle from the apartheid era. >> i think we should celebrate what he has achieved and what he has given us. i wouldn't be free without him. >> reporter: but some who showed up to pay the
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
. tributes are coming in from around the world. here is president obama. >> sacrificing his own freedom for the freedom of others. he transformed south africa and moved all of us. his journey from a prisoner to a president embodied the promise that human beings and countries can change for the better. the commitment to transfer power and reconcile with those who jailed him is an example that all humanity should aspire to. >> he joined the african national congress and worked to oppose apartheid. he would be sentenced to life in prison and remained behind bars for 27 years for being released. once a free man, he was able to negotiate an end to apartheid rule and become the first elected black president of south africa and a global icon for reconciliation. nelson mandela is the subject of the latest film that hit theaters this weekend. i am joined with more. >> harvey weinstein has put out a statement on its passing. one of the privileges of making movies is immortalizing those that have had a profound impact on humanity. i was fortunate to have been immersed in his story and lega
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am PST
killed more than 2,000 american service members. the attack brought the u.s. into world war two. >>> president obama is having a hard time explaining a meeting with controversial relative. for some time the white house has said the president never met with a kenyan uncle who was in the united states illegally. but now it has a new version of what happened. here's cnn's brian todd. >> reporter: fredericka, which is at an uncle of the president who has gone through some legal problems with immigration and other things. and it's about an impression the white house has given that it's keeping this uncle at arm's length. but white house aides now say they weren't doing that. he's a 69-year-old man who works at a liquor store near boston and is now kuth up in the president's political migraine. the man's name called omar, the president's uncle. the boston globe previously cited the white house as saying the president and his uncle had never met. but the white house press secretary now says this -- >> the president said that he, in fact, had met omar obama when he moved to cambridge fo
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 2:30pm PST
removal be a bigger one? >> tomorrow an incredible array of world leaders, including president obama and three former u.s. presidents will be among those gathering in johannesburg at a memorial service honoring mandela emma. his death on thursday at 95 has arked an outpouring of things. his daughter, milwaukee decide talks about it. here is our errors. >> the stage is not quite set, but world leaders or on their way, and tomorrow they will join crowds here at the world cup stadium to say goodbye to nelson mandela. today, his daughter described mandela's last days and moments in her first broadcast interview since his death. > every day for the past months, i would say come coming to see you tomorrow. and then maybe he would open his eyes for just a second, and close those eyes. so for me, i think that until the last moments, he had us. >> many of the family were at his bedside last week when the doctors warned them he was slipping away. >> when they told us there was , and they y could do said you may want to call everybody who was here to see him and say bye-bye. it was the most won
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
live pictures now. more than 100 world leaders plan to attend including president obama and his wife mrs. obama. the stadium holds 90,000 people but many more are expected to show up. al jazeera america will hold extended coverage, starting at 4:00 a.m. eastern, 1:00 a.m. pacific. >>> winter weather advisors
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 8:00pm EST
johannesburg just to pay tribute. president obama is part of an impressive list of world leaders attending tuesday's historic event, a look at who is going and who is not, from our jonathan bets. close to 100 have r super bowlcps so far. the queen of england can't make it but prince carl can. british prime minister will join nearly every other european head of state. so is the palestinian president, but not israeli prime minister. he is concerned about the high travel and security costs. other no shows include russian president vladimir putin, and the dalai lama. china has made it very difficult for him to travel. all these powerful people will be in one huge soccer stadium. so obviously it is a big target. an entire airport in fact has been set aside just for the vips. so security in south africa will likely be the tightest it has ever been. >> i am sure the teams that where charged with security. >> hundreds of thousands are expected, enormous spill over areas are being set up. that will likely be the world's largest memorial service in decades. jonathan bet, thank you, as you just saw f
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
the world to set new targets. president obama outlined plans to meet with partners worldwide for joint prevention goals for other country. >>> anti-abortion actives are circulating a petition against a clinic that will open on the peninsula. hundreds signed the petition to oppose the clinic on el camino real and redwood city. many say it will provide healthcare services to women on the peninsula. the clinic was reportedly opening today but planned parenthood has not confirmed that. >>> early numbers are in, and it looks like cyber monday is a big hit. according to figures released a short time ago, online shopping was up 21% compared to the same time last year. of that online traffic, a third of it was from people using smartphones tablets. the national retail federation said eight in ten are offering special cyber monday deals. >> take advantage of deal sites as well as online databases that help collect all the information in one place. it really takes hard work out of it for you. >> analysts say cyber monday sales could reach $2 billion this year, compared to $1.5 billion in s
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
these flareups around the world, i can't remember where there was a time and the obama administration is standing silent on each one of them. >> the international relations is like a giant shark tank. and if they see blood in the water, they start going in and that's what is happening with obama. he's getting pushed around, trying to improve this, saying that they can push them around, and the iranian thinking they can do it by the syrians who operate over. and they are all going to take advantage of it. >> the chinese are doing something that is asserting themselves clearly. the united states telling the american carriers, all of them, to exceed in turnover flight plans to the chinese and the japanese are refusing to do so. >> they have changed this great big area of the western pacific as if it's like lake michigan. if anyone needs to get permission from us to do that. and that's not what we have done in the past. what we have said it will be what the chinese say, don't go into the zone and when you start doing that, initially what they wanted was to be notified and soon you'll have
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 3:00am EST
nelson mandela and were expecting many leaders across the world including barack obama and leaders in brazil and india will pay tribute to mandela today at the stadium. with the continue to monitor these pictures -- will potential monitor these pictures and breaking any news and show you speeches -- we will continue to monitor these picture and bring you any news and show you speeches. lessor, chief european economist. -- let's welcome chief european economist. it is a relatively calm to say the least. if 2014 going to be more of the same? tofrom a crisis situation politicization state of situation, we are looking at the effect from stimulation policies that took place this year that were successful in realizing the market. unfortunately i must the negative side effects. we demand. the biggest challenge for 2014 will be the backdrop and in the banking sector. >> you talk about too low inflation, are you worried about deflation? >> the risks in the region we are seeing potentially a very large output gap and rapidly rising that is strong warning. not acclimated which i am very concerne
ABC
Dec 10, 2013 5:00am PST
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PBS
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
service for tuesday, with president obama and other world leaders attending. and u.s. unemployment dropped to 7% in november-- the lowest since 2008-- as employers added 203,000 jobs. on the "newshour" online right now-- a challenge for students. what were the world events that most affected you in 2013? using the story-telling tool meograph, students have the opportunity to create a zeitgeist project and win prizes from our partner, google. instructions on how to enter are on our home page. and monday on the show, we'll have a conversation with rock legend carlos santana, but you can check out a sneak preview online, where he tells us an endearing story about the time he spent with nelson mandela. that's on art beat. all that and more is on our website newshour.pbs.org. and a reminder about some upcoming programs from our pbs colleagues. gwen ifill is preparing for "washington week," which airs later this evening. here's a preview: >> good economic news in washington, shaky news around the country. which is real? and our panelists remember nelson mandela then and now. that's tonig
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
world foreign policy-making for nations. but as i mentioned, face time between world leaders is always beneficial if you can do it the right way. but we view cuba as our enemy, this is not the time for president obama to be embracing him. nelson mandela was great friends with bill clinton and barack obama and he was friends with gaddafi and castro. he's like the man of the year, nelson mandela, the time of all this global strife he still has a role as healing agent, bringing different people together on stage. >> and that's in fact something that mandela's former personal assistant said, tomorrow people should all be honoring their relationship with madiba, if it means shaking hands with the enemy, yes, i would like to see that. that is what nelson mandela was and is bringing people together despite their differences. i guess that's the point is what could be more of a tribute to nelson mandela than people who'd normally would not talk, talking, and i'm not saying they have to be embracing or back slapping or even smiling, but talking. that would, i, might argue, be the greatest tribut
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